Minor in Women's and Gender Studies

Women's and Gender Studies minors must complete the 18 units of required and elective courses listed below. All Women's and Gender Studies minors must complete minimum 12 units toward the minor at Towson University, with at least 9 units at the upper (300-400) level.

Students may wish to major in a traditional subject (History, English, Sociology) but minor in Women’s and Gender Studies. Some students plan to do graduate work in a traditional discipline, with emphasis on women within it.

Required Courses
WMST 337FEMINIST THEORY3
Perspective Course
Select one of the following courses:3
WOMEN IN PERSPECTIVE
HONORS WOMEN IN PERSPECTIVE
INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVES OF WOMEN
Electives
Select four courses from the following focus areas. Courses may be selected from one focus area or across a combination of focus areas. Minimum 6 units must be upper-level (300-400).12
Total Units18

Focus Areas

Women, Gender, Culture and Creativity
AMERICAN WOMEN AND POPULAR CULTURE
WOMEN'S WORDS, WOMEN'S LIVES
TOPICS IN WOMEN'S STUDIES 1
THE EROTIC IMAGINATION IN CHRISTIANITY AND HINDUISM
CHRISTIAN SEXUAL ETHICS
MASCULINITIES IN PERSPECTIVE
WOMEN'S SPIRITUAL PRACTICES
TOPICS IN AFRICAN AND AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDIES 1
WOMEN IN ART
IDENTITY AND CULTURE 1
GENDER IN FILM AND MEDIA
HONORS SEMINAR IN LITERATURE 1
SPECIAL TOPICS: LITERATURE OF WOMEN
WOMEN WRITERS
VOICES OF MEDIEVAL WOMEN
STUDIES IN ONE OR TWO AUTHORS 1
TOPICS IN WORLD LITERATURE 1
TOPICS IN BRITISH LITERATURE 1
TOPICS IN BLACK AMERICAN LITERATURE 1
WOMEN IN 20TH CENTURY U.S. HISTORY
WOMEN IN WESTERN MUS
RACE, CLASS AND GENDER
PHILOSOPHY OF THE PRISON INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX
FEMINIST PHILOSOPHY
Women, Gender, Diversity and Global Contexts
INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVES OF WOMEN
WOMEN, ENVIRONMENT, AND HEALTH
B-MORE: BALTIMORE AND URBAN COMMUNITIES
TOPICS IN WOMEN'S STUDIES 1
THE EROTIC IMAGINATION IN CHRISTIANITY AND HINDUISM
CHRISTIAN SEXUAL ETHICS
ANIMAL RIGHTS, HUMAN RIGHTS
MASCULINITIES IN PERSPECTIVE
WOMEN'S SPIRITUAL PRACTICES
TOPICS IN AFRICAN AND AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDIES 1
ANTHROPOLOGY OF GENDER
LATINAS IN THE AMERICAS
IDENTITY AND CULTURE 1
TOPICS IN WORLD LITERATURE 1
TOPICS IN BLACK AMERICAN LITERATURE 1
GAYS & LESBIANS IN U.S. HISTORY
HISTORICAL THEMES 1
INTRODUCTION TO LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL, AND TRANSGENDER STUDIES
PHILOSOPHY OF THE PRISON INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX
PSYCHOLOGY OF LESBIAN CULTURE
GENDER IDENTITY IN TRANSITION
WOMEN IN WORLD RELIGIONS
SOCIOLOGY OF RACE, CLASS AND GENDER
SPAN 474
1
Women, Gender, Health and Sexuality
AMERICAN WOMEN AND POPULAR CULTURE
WOMEN AND MEDICINE
WOMEN AND SEXUALITY
WOMEN, ENVIRONMENT, AND HEALTH
TOPICS IN WOMEN'S STUDIES 1
CHRISTIAN SEXUAL ETHICS
ANIMAL RIGHTS, HUMAN RIGHTS
SEXUAL COMMUNICATION
ISSUES IN DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL, AND TRANSGENDER FAMILIES
GAYS & LESBIANS IN U.S. HISTORY
WOMEN'S HEALTH
SEXUALITY IN A DIVERSE SOCIETY
INTRODUCTION TO LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL, AND TRANSGENDER STUDIES
RACE, CLASS AND GENDER
PHILOSOPHY OF THE PRISON INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX
SEX DIFFERENCES: PSYCHOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVES
PSYCHOLOGY OF LESBIAN CULTURE
GENDER IDENTITY IN TRANSITION
MEDICAL SOCIOLOGY
Women, Gender, Leadership and Community
WOMEN, WORK, AND FAMILY
WOMEN AND MEDICINE
WOMEN, ENVIRONMENT, AND HEALTH
B-MORE: BALTIMORE AND URBAN COMMUNITIES
TOPICS IN WOMEN'S STUDIES 1
THE EROTIC IMAGINATION IN CHRISTIANITY AND HINDUISM
CHRISTIAN SEXUAL ETHICS
ANIMAL RIGHTS, HUMAN RIGHTS
MASCULINITIES IN PERSPECTIVE
WOMEN'S SPIRITUAL PRACTICES
TOPICS IN AFRICAN AND AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDIES
ISSUES IN DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
WOMEN AND CRIME
ECONOMIC ISSUES OF GENDER
FUNDAMENTALS OF LEADERSHIP IN THE NON-PROFIT SECTOR
WOMEN IN 20TH CENTURY U.S. HISTORY
GAYS & LESBIANS IN U.S. HISTORY
PHILOSOPHY OF THE PRISON INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX
COMPARATIVE PUBLIC POLICY
SPEC TOPICS POSC 1
SEMINAR IN AMERICAN GOVERNMENT AND PUBLIC POLICY
SOCIOLOGY OF RACE, CLASS AND GENDER
SOCIOLOGY OF GENDER
WORK AND OCCUPATIONS
ORGANIZATIONS AND SOCIETY